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Found a paint bubble on our less than 1 year old Pacifica. Our local dealer is waiting on Chrysler to approve the repair. Hoping for a fast turn around to get this fixed before it gets worse.
 

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Found a paint bubble on our less than 1 year old Pacifica. Our local dealer is waiting on Chrysler to approve the repair. Hoping for a fast turn around to get this fixed before it gets worse.
I'm sorry to see this! Please keep us posted on the repair.

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Found a paint bubble on our less than 1 year old Pacifica. Our local dealer is waiting on Chrysler to approve the repair. Hoping for a fast turn around to get this fixed before it gets worse.
Where on the body has the corrosion bubble appeared? I'd like to monitor my Pac for any signs of a problem.
 

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I have the Tusk White Touring L Plus and had 3 spots on the rear bumper bubble up and pop off.They about a 1/4 of inch in size.The dealer is giving me the run around on the problem and was suppose to get someone from Chrysler to look at it.
 

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An updates? I have identified 3 bubbles on the front edge of my hood. One looks like yours and the others are actual bubbles, perfectly round and raised.
 

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An updates? I have identified 3 bubbles on the front edge of my hood. One looks like yours and the others are actual bubbles, perfectly round and raised.
FYI In 2016 I had corrosion blisters starting on the leading edge of the hood on my two year old (at the time) 2014 Chrysler T & C and the service department of my local Chrysler dealership took pictures and sent them to Chrysler. Chrysler then approved my repair and furnished me with a brand new hood, which the dealership then painted for me ahead of time. The color didn't have to be blended into the fenders because my T & C was black... All I had to do was show up one morning and they swapped out my blistered hood with the new one and I was on my way home in 30 minutes. I was very impressed with Chrysler Customer Service and the performing dealership!
 

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Our paint issue was addressed by the dealer as well. They submitted the pictures to Chrysler and got approval to complete the repair. It took a week (not sure why the delay) but we are happy that Chrysler fixed the problem with no questions or run around. Kori, "ChryslerCares", assisted with get follow up on our issue and the handling of our case with our assigned support representative and the dealership was very positive. Good luck with your issues and if needed use the forum resources to escalate.
 

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Our paint issue was addressed by the dealer as well. They submitted the pictures to Chrysler and got approval to complete the repair. It took a week (not sure why the delay) but we are happy that Chrysler fixed the problem with no questions or run around. Kori, "ChryslerCares", assisted with get follow up on our issue and the handling of our case with our assigned support representative and the dealership was very positive. Good luck with your issues and if needed use the forum resources to escalate.
I'm so glad to hear this was addressed! :grin2:

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Paint Bubbling

I have had my Pacifica since 8/2016, so it is an early build, and other then a sensor for the stow 'n Go auto seat feature I have been trouble free. With that being said I am pretty fanatical about keeping my cars washed, waxed, quick detailed, polished, clay barred etc......yes even my minivans. 0:)

NO move to this weekend, I washed the van and as I was drying it off I noticed 2 pea size paint bubbles on the front edge of the hood, the crazy thing is I know these were not there last weekend when I washed it as I would have noticed. I am going to make an appointment with the dealer, but wanted to ask to see if anyone else has had an issue and I hope it is taken care of under warranty. I have never had this happen to any car I have owned, much less one that is only a year old. Pics attached and feedback welcome.
 

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Looks like the aluminum is beginning to galvanize under the paint. I'd take it in and have it fixed under warranty. They'll probably end up replacing the entire hood as aluminum is very difficult & expensive to work with to cut and sculpt.
 

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Looks like the aluminum is beginning to galvanize under the paint. I'd take it in and have it fixed under warranty. They'll probably end up replacing the entire hood as aluminum is very difficult & expensive to work with to cut and sculpt.
Appreciate the response, I hope I don't have to deal with any push back by the dealer. I will post back once I have had the appointment. Hope this is just an early build QC issue and not something to be dealt with on these panels moving forward.
 

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I have had my Pacifica since 8/2016, so it is an early build, and other then a sensor for the stow 'n Go auto seat feature I have been trouble free. With that being said I am pretty fanatical about keeping my cars washed, waxed, quick detailed, polished, clay barred etc......yes even my minivans. 0:)

NO move to this weekend, I washed the van and as I was drying it off I noticed 2 pea size paint bubbles on the front edge of the hood, the crazy thing is I know these were not there last weekend when I washed it as I would have noticed. I am going to make an appointment with the dealer, but wanted to ask to see if anyone else has had an issue and I hope it is taken care of under warranty. I have never had this happen to any car I have owned, much less one that is only a year old. Pics attached and feedback welcome.
Hi stratusrt,

If you need further assistance during your dealership appointment please send us a PM with your VIN and let me know.

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I have this exact issue. Dealer took pictures and received approval to fix. Awaiting delivery of a new hood (backordered).
 

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Just noticed the same issue on my 2017 Pacifica as well. Passenger and driver hood edge have paint bubbles. Going to the dealer tomorrow.
Did you guys have had any issue with matching paint. Does it look like panel was painted?
 

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Just noticed the same issue on my 2017 Pacifica as well. Passenger and driver hood edge have paint bubbles. Going to the dealer tomorrow.
Did you guys have had any issue with matching paint. Does it look like panel was painted?
I had no issues with paint match, because it was black and my hood came out looking like new. The quality of the job has a lot to do with the skill level of the collision shop employees working on your vehicle and whether or not the dealership has a quality spray booth for painting. Good paint techs will make sure of paint match (blending into adjacent panels if necessary) and maintaining a factory-like texture in how they spray the base coat/clear coat. The spray booth controls the environment (temperature, lighting, ventilation etc.) for painting and helps keep dirt from ending up in the paint surface...
 

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2017 w/50k mi - found one bubble appearing on hood leading edge.
Same problem with 2014 DGC - which was replaced under warranty last year, no questions.
 

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My 2017 Pacifica Limited has the dreaded bubbling on the passenger side leading edge of the hood. The service manager took pics last week and we are waiting to hear back from Chrysler. I hope they back up their product as we love the Pacifica and I will not go down without a **** of a fight. We shall see soon and I will give an update when I get word.
 
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